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Containers report: What we expect for March 2018

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Carriers were optimistic about head-haul routes seeing box rate increases on February 1 and they were correct. N Asia to East and West Coast N America routes back to Jan levels N Asia to North [...]

Ice-class tankers might present an investment opportunity

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

The profile of the current ice-class tanker fleet could offer an investment opportunity. Despite their high maintenance costs and short timeframe of premium returns, this class of tankers are slowly aging. According to data cited [...]

Analyst sees new deliveries, slower growth keeping tanker rates low

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

All segments of the oil tanker market except Medium Range are facing a supply surplus as vessels ordered a few years ago are delivered, which will likely keep freight rates under downward pressure this year, [...]

Firmer capesize rates lift Baltic index

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

The Baltic Exchange’s main sea freight index , tracking rates for ships carrying dry bulk commodities, gained nearly 1 percent to rise for a third straight session on Friday, driven by firmer rates for capesize [...]

Dry Bulk FFA: Capesize Index In Pullback Mode

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Highlights: The capesize index remains in range in a bearish to neutral environment as the EMA’s have now started to flatten. The pullback in the March futures below USD 15,870 has put the technical into [...]

US Shale Oil And Shipping: Expect The Unexpected?

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Sometimes in shipping, as in life, things come along that nobody really expects. US shale/tight oil production, which was barely on the radar ten years ago, seems to be one of those things. The most [...]

Oil Traders Make Sea Odyssey as Gasoline Criss-Crosses Globe

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Over the course of March, the oil tanker Nave Pyxis will slice through the Pacific Ocean as it makes an unusual journey of about 8,000 miles from China to Mexico. Its cargo: almost 300,000 barrels [...]

LNG Shipping Market Fundamentals To Improve Says Shipowner

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Shipowners active in the LNG shipping segment are looking forward to a further improvement in market conditions as a result of more balanced fundamentals. In a recent note, shipowner Flex LNG said that “the LNG [...]

Bunker fuel buyers face dilemma of spot or contract deals from 2020

March 3rd, 2018|0 Comments

Bunker fuel buyers have a dilemma over deciding whether to undertake term contracts or operate on the spot market from 2020 when the International Maritime Organization’s 0.5% sulfur cap is introduced. BP said last week [...]

Better days ahead for VLGC shipowners

March 1st, 2018|0 Comments

A slowdown in fleet growth should begin the recovery cycle from the second half of 2018, although freight rates will not reach the levels seen during the bull run of 2014-15, according to the latest [...]

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